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Quai d’Orsay (2014)

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Theatrical Performance
Domestic Box Office $12,027Details
International Box Office $80,109Details
Worldwide Box Office $92,136
Home Market Performance
Domestic DVD Sales $41,262 Details
Total Domestic Video Sales $41,262
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Synopsis

Alexandre Taillard de Vorms is tall and impressive, a man with style, attractive to women. He also happens to be the Minister of Foreign Affairs for the land of enlightenment: France. With his silver mane and tanned, athletic body, he stalks the world stage, from the floor of the United Nations in New York to the powder keg of Oubanga. There, he calls on the powerful and invokes the mighty to bring peace, to calm the trigger-happy, and to cement his aura of Nobel Peace Prize winner-in-waiting. Alexandre Taillard de Vorms is a force to be reckoned with, waging his own war backed up by the holy trinity of diplomatic concepts: legitimacy, lucidity and efficacy. He takes on American neo-cons, corrupt Russians and money-grabbing Chinese. Perhaps the world doesn't deserve France’s magnanimousness, but his art would be wasted if just restricted to home turf. Enter the young Arthur Vlaminck, graduate of the elite National School of Administration, who is hired as head of “language” at the foreign ministry. In other words, he is to write the minister’s speeches. But he also has to learn to deal with the sensibilities of the boss and his entourage, and find his way between the private secretary and the special advisors who stalk the corridors of the Quai d’Orsay—the ministry's home—where stress, ambition and dirty dealing are the daily currency. But just as he thinks he can influence the fate of the world, everything seems threatened by the inertia of the technocrats.

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Movie Details

Domestic Releases: March 21st, 2014 (Limited), released as The French Minister
International Releases: July 17th, 2014 (Limited), released as Quai d'Orsay (Australia)
Video Release: July 29th, 2014 by Mpi Home Video
MPAA Rating: Not Rated
Running Time: 113 minutes
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Keywords: Political, Early / Simultaneous Video on Demand release, Split Screen, Investigative Journalist, Outtakes During Credits
Source:Based on Comic/Graphic Novel
Genre:Comedy
Production Method:Live Action
Creative Type:Contemporary Fiction
Production Companies: Frederic Bourboulon, Jerome Seydoux
Production Countries: France

Ranking on other Records and Milestones

RecordRankRevenueChart
Date
Days In
Release
Biggest Opening Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 10,771 $3,800 Mar 21, 2014 3

Cast

   Alexandre Taillard de Worms
   Arthur Vlaminck
Niels Arestrup    Chief of Staff
   Policy Advisor
Didier Bezace    Jean-Paul Francois
Jane Birkin    Molly Hutchinson
Marie Bunel    Martine
Bruno Raffaelli    Stephane Cahut
Jean-Marc Roulot    Bertrand Castela
Anais Demoustier    Marina

Production and Technical Credits

Director   
Screenwriter    Antonin Baudry
Screenwriter    Christophe Blain
Screenwriter    Bertrand Tavernier
Story Creator    Abel Lanzac
Producer    Frederic Bourboulon
Producer    Jerome Seydoux
Production Designer    Emile Ghigo
Editor    Guy Lecorne
Composer    Philippe Sarde
Director of Photography    Jerome Almeras

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Weekend Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossDays
2014/03/21 79 $3,800   1 $3,800   $3,800 3

Daily Box Office Performance

Weekly Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossDays
2014/03/28 85 $2,559   1 $2,559   $10,098 14
2014/04/04 82 $1,929 -25% 1 $1,929   $12,027 21

Box Office Summary Per Territory

Territory Release
Date
Opening
Weekend
Opening
Weekend
Theaters
Maximum
Theaters
Theatrical
Engagements
Total
Box Office
Report
Date
Australia 7/17/2014 $0 0 1 2 $78,993 6/29/2015
 
Rest of World $1,116
 
International Total$80,109 6/29/2015

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